I loved the feeling of freedom in running, the fresh air, the feeling that the only person I'm competing with is me.
To me, it doesn't matter how good you are. Sport is all about playing and competing. Whatever you do in cricket and in sport, enjoy it, be positive and try to win.
As soon as you concern yourself with the "good" and "bad" of your fellows, you create an opening in your heart for maliciousness to enter. Testing, competing with, and criticizing others weakens and defeats you.
The principle is competing against yourself. It's about self-improvement, about being better than you were the day before.
When you reach that elite level, 90 percent is mental and 10 percent is physical. You are competing against yourself. Not against the other athlete.
What we face may look insurmountable. But I learned something from all those years of training and competing. I learned something from all those sets and reps when I didn't think I could lift another ounce of weight. What I learned is that we are always stronger than we know.
A competitive world offers two possibilities. You can lose. Or, if you want to win, you can change.
People here argue about religion interminably, but it appears that they are competing at the same time to see who can be the least devout.
We're all Americans trying to compete. Magic was competing for his team and Larry for his team.
NAFTA recognizes the reality of today's economy - globalization and technology. Our future is not in competing at the low-level wage job; it is in creating high-wage, new technology jobs based on our skills and our productivity.
I'm generally competing with the ideal I have set for myself, and I've found that served me very well
Life is never more fun than when you're the underdog competing against the giants.
You can't take up golf on a whim and find yourself competing against Tiger Woods in the Masters six months later.
Competition is such a virtue, and everybody's so busy competing, they have no time for compassion.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
What is the point of competing for a trophy if everyone gets a trophy?
You have to compete with others in the field. Sometimes the competition gets pretty fierce because you're competing for funds or grants to do your work, the financial work.
The rate of human invention is faster, and the rate of cultural loss is slower, in areas occupied by many competing societies with many individuals and in contact with societies elsewhere.
Competing in sports has taught me that if I'm not willing to give 120 percent, somebody else will.
When I began competing with the other artists in New York, I discovered classical North Indian music.
We can't worry about competition. Besides, you aren't competing with anyone but yourself. They have nothing to do with whether you make a good movie or not.
The principle is competing against yourself.
I intend to fight to ensure that Connecticut workers have a level playing field when competing for jobs.
Politics isn't just a game of clashing parties and competing interests. The right reason is to challenge the status quo, to serve the common good, and to leave this nation better than we found it.
Not wishing to be disturbed over moral issues of the political economy, Americans cling to the notion that the government is a sort of automatic machine, regulated by the balancing of competing interests.
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